THE MOST FROM THE COAST !

..


 Coastweek website


XINHUA NEWS SERVICE REPORTS FROM THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

 

Costa Rica looks for new manager following Russia 2018

SAN JOSE Costa Rica (Xinhua) -- The Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefutbol) announced on Wednesday that they will not extend the contract of national team manager, Oscar Ramirez, after disappointing results at the 2018 Russia World Cup.

Contrary to the team’s success four years ago in Brazil; Costa Rica were beaten twice (by Serbia and Brazil) and drew once against Switzerland in Russia. The team did not advance to the knockout stages of the competition.

Prior to the poor results, Fedefutbol president Rodolfo Villalobos said that Ramirez’s contract ended with the last game of the competition and decision was made that the manager would not continue.

“Thanks to Oscar’s dedication, his professionalism, his teaching, Costa Rica gained its World Cup experience. It isn’t convenient to continue. We believe in his professionalism and ability but have decided not to renew his contract,” the president said.

Villalobos said that the federation will now search for a new manager to begin the Qatar 2022 process.

The federation hopes to have a new trainer in place before the friendly matches against South Korea and Japan in September. “We’re less than two months away but we’re not going to demand we have someone in place by that time. If we manage to get someone, great, but we’ll take the time to decide who will take control exclusively for the two games in Asia,” he said.

             

 

Remember: you read it first at coastweek.com !


 

TO ADVERTISE ON THIS WEB SITE:  www.coastweek.com
Please contact

MOMBASA - GULSHAN JIVRAJ, Mobile: 0722 775164 Tel: (+254) (41) 2230130 /
Wireless: 020 3549187 e-mail: info@coastweek.com

NAIROBI - ANJUM H. ASODIA, Mobile: 0733 775446 Tel: (+254) (020) 3744459
e-mail: anjum@asodia.co.ke

 
    © Coastweek Newspapers Limited               Tel: (+254) (41) 2230130  |  Wireless: 020 3549187  |  E-mail: info@coastweek.com